17 Oct Bike Rumor: Allied Cycle Works quietly crushes gravel with new Alfa All Road modelReading Time: 1 minute
By Tyler Benedict
Just 18 months after founding the brand, and a mere six months after getting production fully up to speed on the original Alfa road bike, HIA Velo’s Allied Cycle Works has introduced their Alfa All Road gravel bike. They’ve been very quiet about it’s release, only showing it off at Alto Cycling’s demo tent at Interbike, because they’ve already built up a backorder log of about 100-150 bikes, so they are cautious to promote it too much…but it’s here, and it’s amazing.
Built on the same front triangle as the Alfa, they’re able to minimize the learning curve and change time between making them, but they say this version already accounts for the vast majority of their orders. This also means it’s light, coming in at a claimed 960g for a size 56 with their bare clear coat finish (add 30-80g for a full paint scheme).
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